Make science fun with 101 amazing step-by-step science experiments for kids that are safe and easy to do at home Be the next Albert Einstein with these cool science experiments for kids and discover how to bend light, weigh air and even make a rainbow! 101 Great Science Experiments is bursting with fun experiments for you to try out at home revealing the secrets of science through practical and exciting projects. Find out how to use everyday objects to discover the principles of science. With 101 science experiments for kids inside covering topics such as colour, magnets, senses, electricity and much more you'll be discovering the laws of science before your eyes. See sound, build a buzzer and even make an underwater volcano! Each science project is explained simply and clearly plus specially commissioned photography shows how each project should look making the experiments clear and easy-to-follow for kids.
Explore the science behind more than 200 questions about our planet. DK's exciting new Earth encyclopedia answers children's biggest, and weirdest, geography questions, covering volcanoes, earthquakes, oceans, and more! Did you know that the Earth's biggest waterfall is underwater, or that mountains grow? This children's book, ideal for ages 6-8, will help inquisitive minds find out the answers to all the questions they may have, and some they hadn't thought of yet! Can you freeze in a desert? Can humans make it rain? Is there life on moss? Covering amazing landforms, deep-sea wonders, and awesome weather, Do You Know About Earth? helps children get to grips with the massive topic that is our planet. Important issues such as global warming and plastics in the ocean are introduced alongside key geography topics so that children can learn all about how nature works, and discover what we can do to keep the Earth healthy. Get your children learning with this amazing Earth book, which is packed with fantastic facts for curious minds.
Packed with information and amazing images, this is the ultimate book of knowledge for kids This thorough children's encyclopedia contains all the homework answers your kids will need, explained clearly and checked by experts. Covering all the key subjects including Arts, People, History, Earth, Nature, Science, Technology, Space, and Human Body in alphabetical order. DK Children's Encyclopedia is a classic reference book covering over 240 topics, essential for any child who wants to discover as much as possible about the world around them.
The stunning Children's Illustrated World Atlas takes young readers on the ultimate round-the-world trip. It not only portrays regions such as the Siberian wastes with a beautifully detailed map, it also shows and tells you what it is like to roam across them as a Nenets reindeer herder. Using stunning modern mapping, based on the latest seamless, cloud-free satellite image data together with facts, maps, satellite images, and local stories, this atlas is a global yet personal experience. From Bolivia's bustling markets to carnival in Venice, the Children's Illustrated World Atlas brings together views from windows all over the world.
Children learn how to measure everything including length, weight, volume, temperature, and time through pop-ups and flaps in this fun and educational activity book. There's even a life-size ruler on the jacket! Measuring is a key maths topic for early learners, and this book supports KS1 concepts. This bold and bright book helps kids understand the language and maths of measuring. Fun and simple lift-the-flap puzzles help kids to relate measuring to everyday life - from measuring lengths of pencils with a ruler to weighing fruit on scales. Other activities include a wheel with a clock face to help kids learn to tell the time. How to Measure Everything concludes with a colourful bedroom picture with a quiz that gets you to measure and compare lots of things in the scene.
From gooey gastric juices, to our amazing brains, and everything in the human body in-between, this book will give kids the understanding they crave about how our bodies work // Katalog der Serie erwünscht?
4 Wissens- und Experimentierbücher // The perfect companion for children eager to understand the world outside, Nature Explorers Box Set contains four fantastic first books on Birds, Weather, Woodland and Forest and the Seashore // Gleich 4 Bücher rund um das Thema NATUR // Kleine Experimente können zu Hause oder in der Natur durchgeführt werden. Die Basteleien und Aktivitäten aus den Naturführern helfen dabei, unterschiedlichstes Sachwissen zu verinnerlichen // PORTOFREI in Deutschland
NEUERSCHEINUNG // When? Where? What? Why? This stimulating and comprehensive encyclopedia for children provides answers to all the questions kids love to ask. Each chapter is jam-packed with maps, charts, timelines, diagrams, beautiful images and amazing facts. Did you know, for example, that a single drop of blood contains around five million blood cells? Or that there are areas of desert in all seven of Earth's continents? Prepare to build your knowledge on a wide range of topics - including Earth and beyond, plants and animals, history and politics, science, technology, and the human body - arranged thematically with more than 9,000 indexed entries and 2,500 colourful images. Cross-reference icons encourage children to explore and discover linked information, feeding their curiosity and building their general knowledge.
Get children excited about science with this essential, encylopedic introduction to physics, chemistry, and biology. What makes a firework bang? How do plants use sunlight to make food? What is the mysterious force that makes a magnet cling to your refrigerator? With astonishing images, simple graphics, and crystal-clear text Science A Children's Encyclopedia will explain the answers to all these questions, and many, many more.
Encourages little explorers to get outside and covers all the key objects that children will want to learn about, including meteors, comets, asteroids, the Sun, the zodiac, and the patterns we call constellations. With exciting activities, such as how to look at the Sun safely, and plenty of fun space facts.
This bright and cheery illustrated book for kids ages 5-7 breaks down STEAM subjects, like science and technology, into fun and easily understandable chunks. Join Robert Winston and the Science Squad to unravel the mysteries of the world: find out how robots work, what a food chain is, where lightning comes from, how lungs allow you to breathe, and much more. The Science Squad characters (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Maths) guide the reader through the book and are always on hand with tips, fun facts, and simple explanations. With pages covering living things, the human body, space, physics, geography, math, engineering, and chemistry, this book is a perfect introduction for kids starting to learn about science at school, or those who are just developing an interest in how the world works.
NEU in 2020 // Takes you on a time-travelling journey that you won't forget. Highly detailed illustrations bring 15 key periods in time to life // You will see magnificent buildings go up and come down, new churches built on the site of ancient temples, wooden bridges destroyed and then remade in stone, and statues demolished then unearthed many years later. You'll find out how people lived long ago - the tools they used, what they wore and what they did all day. Revised and updated for a new generation.
NEU in 2019 // Nature-loving and crafty 3-5 + year olds will love finding out all about weather in this charming crafty science book. From sun and snow, to thunder and lightning, children will find out what goes on up in the sky, and why. They'll discover simple answers to difficult questions - What makes a rainbow? Why do the seasons change? With vibrant photography and playful illustrations, Weather and the Seasons introduces geography in a way that's fun and accessible to early learners. Then they can get creative and explore weather and seasons further with simple hands-on crafts and activities, bringing the information to life. Children will love making an ice sun-catcher and seeing how it melts, or making their own weather vane to check wind direction. Amazing facts combined with fun activities reinforce information while also boosting memory, brain development, and dexterity.
Covering everything from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck.
Packed with fun facts, quizzes, amazing photography and key curriculum text introducing all the key topics for age 6+ readers covering everything from light and electricity, to animals and parts of the body. Discover how to make a rainbow and all about the states of matter.
NEU in 2019 // Beautifully illustrated, the book starts by showing all sorts of colourful butterflies. Then through the story of the swallowtail, children learn how a butterfly grows. Close-up photos show the mummy swallowtail laying her eggs, the tiny caterpillar hatching and growing, and the pretty butterfly emerging from its chrysalis. The fully grown swallowtail's brightly patterned wings lift up from the page as fluttery flaps, and more flaps reveal three other incredible caterpillar transformations.
Neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse // Durch Waldbaden, Waldpädagogik und nicht zuletzt Peter Wohllebens Bestseller „Das geheime Leben der Bäume“ sind Bäume in den letzten Jahren zum Trendthema avanciert. Zur Aktualität des Themas tragen auch der Klimawandel, die Abholzung der Wälder und neue wissenschaftliche Erkenntnisse bei. Einige davon können Kinder in diesem eindrucksvollen Naturbuch entdecken. Learn about the amazing natural science of trees in this gorgeously illustrated nature and science ebook. From the highest branch and leaf down to the complex "wood wide web" of roots, every part of a tree plays an important role in its own growth and the habitat of the whole forest or woodland.
NEU in 2019 // For little learners who want to know about the world // Our world is an amazing place. It's full of rivers, mountains, forests, and too many other amazing places to count--but that's not all. There's also families, friends, animals, music, technology, language, games, and all other things that make life wonderful. This exciting children's book is a celebration of our world and what it's like to live in it. Unlike an atlas, this encyclopedia of discovery will entertain, educate, and inspire readers to wonder about the world around them. On one page they'll read about their body and brain, on another they'll learn about languages, sporting events, or the environment, and on others, they can marvel at wonders of the Earth such as fiery volcanoes, sprawling cities, or a place called "The Rainbow Mountains."
Featuring stunning photos of stars, galaxies, constellations, and more, DK Reader Stars and Galaxies is packed with fascinating facts about space and stargazing for kids just beginning to read fluently with support.
NEU in 2020 // Perfect for those who need some inspiration when it comes to numbers. It combines stories from history with simple visual explanations to bring maths to life // Incredible historical stories explore the often surprising origins of the maths we use today, from number sequences to trigonometry. Crazy facts, magic tricks, and mathematical brainteasers will amuse and entertain even the most reluctant math students. Find out why an hour has 60 rather than 100 minutes and how codes keep our secrets safe. Colourful and uncluttered illustrations make mathematical explanations easy to grasp in seconds and make this user-friendly book simple to navigate and a joy to browse and read.
NEU in 2020 // Covering everything from Pangea to the world's weirdest natural wonders, this is Earth in all its strange glory. What's Weird on Earth is an entirely new atlas adventure, with maps of UFO sightings, popular foods, every country resized according to population density, and their popularity as holiday destinations. Kids can spot the strangest features on every corner of Earth; from ancient patterns carved in the desert sand to the 29,000 bath toys that sailed the world's ocean currents after a shipwreck.
NEUERSCHEINUNG // A brilliant quiz book for clever kids - put your general knowledge to the test and boggle your family and friends with your brainpower// With more than 60 topics, from across the encyclopedia, there's something for everyone. The pages are packed with eye-popping pictures - but do you know what they show? To help you, "Test Yourself" panels list what you're looking for. With three levels of difficulty, the challenge gets harder as you work your way from Starter, to Challenger, and finally the truly tricky Genius category. If you need it, there's a fun fact with every picture to give a helpful clue.
NEUERSCHEINUNG // This compendium of amazing rocks and minerals, microscopic life, plants, and animals will wow children and many adults, too. With 100 remarkable items from the natural world, from orchids to opals and lichens to lizards, everyone will find something to be captivated by. Each plant, animal, and rock is shown both photographically and illustrated, and children will love poring over the detailed close-up images. The storybook descriptions let you discover the myths and legends surrounding both organisms and gemstones, as well as key facts about their natural history. Find out how the prowling jaguar uses spots to avoid being spotted, why a sticky sundew means big trouble for insects, and what on Earth a radiolarian is. This beautiful treasury lets you find the things that interest you and uncover new favourites along the way. With reference pages packed with information you'll go away knowing something you didn't before, and you'll return time and again.
Takes kids on a unique and exciting journey through all the working parts of human anatomy. From our intricately wired brain to our squeezing, squelching guts and relentlessly pumping heart, renowned scientist Robert Winston exlores each part of this living machine through incredible, original papercraft artworks by Owen Gildersleeve. With clear text and fascinating bite-size facts about the human body, My Amazing Body Machine is a body book that makes learning about biology fun. Up-close photography shows how your body works in an immediate and ingenious way.
A beautiful gift, this is a children's animal encyclopedia with a twist. Alongside interesting facts are the stories and myths behind children's favourite animals as well as incredible pictures and stunning illustrations. Containing more than 100 species, this beautiful modern bestiary will take children through the animal kingdom from the huge whale to the tiny spider. Discover how the koala got its name or which animal the Ancient Egyptians thought rolled the Sun across the sky. Each page features fun animal facts and detailed close-up photographs for children to pore over, including firm favourites such as dolphins, tigers and butterflies as well more unusual animals such as walrus, lemur and peacock.
With beautiful photography, lively illustrations, and key curriculum information, the DKfindout! series will satisfy any child who is eager to learn and acquire facts - and keep them coming back for more.
NEU in 2019 // Animals as you've Never Seen them Before // See the world's most fascinating animals closer and more vividly than you've ever seen before, through stunning, larger-than-life photography in this modern DK classic.Young readers will be fascinated by stories such as the crab that carries its home on its back, or the salamander that turns from a fish into an amphibian as it grows. They will be absorbed by the incredible detail showcased in these amazing images, from the fine structure of bird's feathers to the neon green scales of a gecko. Fun, flowing text delivers in-depth information about life in different habitats and how animals have adapted to thrive in these places.
Perfect for children who are proficient readers, developing the habit of reading widely for both pleasure and information // Ballet Academy is part of the new DK Reads series, a three-level reading scheme that helps children become confident readers, featuring engaging and illustrated topics. DK Reads is created in consultation with literacy experts and adheres to levelled reading scheme guidelines so the grammar, vocabulary, and content are spot on for each stage.
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